Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A finger-ring from which projects a tongue or blade which is either fixed or movable on a hinge, and serves as the key to a lock. Such key-rings were formerly common, and were often of rich design.
  • noun A ring used for keeping a number of keys together by being passed through their bows.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • My key for my smaller lockbox is on my car key-ring.

    On Children, Parents, And Guns

  • My key for my smaller lockbox is on my car key-ring.

    On Children, Parents, And Guns

  • And all these afore mentioned keys sit on a key-ring which I tend to lose about 50 times a dayjust about every time I get them out of the door.

    It's a bunny in disguise

  • He took from his pocket a key-ring — and drew a ring that he always wore from his finger, and he took a small ring I had.

    The Lady from the Sea

  • (Couldn't buy a common thin split key-ring at 3 locksmiths in Guanajuato, Guanajuato yesterday) johanson

    Internet Speed

  • And all these afore mentioned keys sit on a key-ring which I tend to lose about 50 times a dayjust about every time I get them out of the door.

    February 2008

  • He took from his pocket a key-ring — and drew a ring that he always wore from his finger, and he took a small ring I had.

    The Lady from the Sea

  • And with that he threw the key-ring, and our rings, with all his might, as far as he could into the deep.

    The Lady from the Sea

  • And with that he threw the key-ring, and our rings, with all his might, as far as he could into the deep.

    The Lady from the Sea

  • As far as we can tell, the VELO is the smallest GPS/GSM/GPRS asset tracking device available,and can even be used as a key-ring.

    Archive 2008-05-01

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